Match Play Champ Ilonen Joins Race to Dubai Top 10

Finland's Miko Ilonen not only made himself a whole lot of money by winning last week's Volvo Match Play Championship, he also propelled himself into the Race to Dubai's Top 10. Ilonen became the 19th European Tour player to crack €1 million this year with his big win, propelling him to 10th in the standings for … Continue reading Match Play Champ Ilonen Joins Race to Dubai Top 10

Graeme McDowell, Thongchai Jaidee Lead Day 1 Leaders at London

Graeme McDowell and Thongchai Jaidee, the two finalists at last year's Volvo World Match Play Championship, opened up the 2014 edition with wins on Wednesday. Northern Ireland's McDowell took a 3 & 2 victory over France's Alexander Levy, who was fresh off his win at the rain-soaked Portugal Masters last weekend. McDowell hit four birdies … Continue reading Graeme McDowell, Thongchai Jaidee Lead Day 1 Leaders at London

McIlroy Cracks €5M Mark in European Tour Earnings

The Race to Dubai is over - at least in terms of who will enter the year-end playoff in the best position to win it. Thanks to his third straight victory on Sunday, Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has now earned €5.12 million in prize money in just 12 events this year. He's nearly €3 million ahead of … Continue reading McIlroy Cracks €5M Mark in European Tour Earnings

Rory McIlroy Surges Ahead at PGA Championship

For younger fans of golf who only know Tiger Woods for his infidelity and frequent surgeries, what's going on in Louisville, Kentucky this weekend is the closest the world of golf has been to Tiger-mania in about a decade. On a day when the legendary Jack Nickalus said McIlroy could win 15-20 Majors, the 25-year-old … Continue reading Rory McIlroy Surges Ahead at PGA Championship